27 September 2022,   05:14
Georgian Railways has the highest figures in freight transportation in the last 7 years

Georgian Railway made over GEL 191 million in income from freight in the first six months of 2022, the highest figure over the last 7 years.

The company transported a total of 6.8 million tonnes of cargo in the first 2 quarters of 2022, marking a 13.3% increase compared to the figure from 2021.

Georgian Railway had maintained an increasing trend in freight transportation since 2018 - the figures had increased in all directions including China, Kazakhstan, the Middle Corridor and the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars route.

Additionally, freight increased for the following types of cargo: fuel oil and crude oil - from Kazakhstan; methanol – from Azerbaijan; carbide – from Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Azerbaijan; Raw sugar - from Central Asia.